A research degree is an advanced study program that gives you an opportunity to deeply explore a topic of your choice and the expertise of their supervisors. To find an expert in your field of interest, see the Web Access Research Portal (WARP) site.
Research degree candidates are driven by naturally inquiring minds, and have a passion to solve problems and advance humanity.
A research degree allows you to conduct your own, unique research, and produce new knowledge and expertise that is innovative, relevant, and enlightened.
A Master of Research enables individuals to expand their breadth of knowledge and expertise in their chosen discipline.
Candidates will be able to demonstrate specialist knowledge in the area of their research, present the results of their research in a publishable quality and demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, research ethics and codes of practice.
Areas of particular research expertise within the Faculty include: pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical sciences, experimental or clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, drug analysis, clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice.
Master of Research degrees are internationally recognised research degrees.
The Master of Research is a demonstration of a graduate's ability to initiate a research project and to formulate viable research questions, to design, conduct and report independent and original research on a defined project and to demonstrate critical evaluation of scholarly literature.
As a result, Master of Research graduates have the opportunity to pursue diverse career paths, including professions in research and academia, as well as a broad spectrum of professions in the public and private sector, including: the pharmaceutical industry and pharmacy practice.
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Master of Research Candidature is structured around a series of milestones:
- Draft Research Plan
- Confirmation of Candidature
- Thesis or creative equivalent
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Applicants should apply after finding a potential supervisor and discussing and agreeing on their proposed topic. Applicants will be considered who have:
- an honour's degree with at least second class lower standard; or
- a masters degree with a minimum research component (e.g., a thesis); or
- substantial demonstrated sector experience, previous higher education studies and professional experience and/or published research work.
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- Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.
Living costs for Hobart
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.